Earlier today, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced that the 2026 World Cup will be played in North America, with games in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The successful North American bid to host the event recommended Atlanta as a potential site for a semifinal match as well as the international broadcast center.
06/13/2018 4:14 PM
The City of Atlanta announced today that Channel 26 has been nominated for an Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Southeast for their “WEI Graduates Express Gratitude” video, featuring the first inaugural class of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI). The “WEI Graduates Express Gratitude” video is one of several nominations in the Public/Current/Community Affairs category.
06/12/2018 9:59 AM
Department of City Planning Announces Public-Private Collaboration to Encourage Better Architecture in Atlanta
The Department of City Planning today announced its collaboration with the Midtown Alliance and Noble Investment Group on a new design for a hotel proposed at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Ponce de Leon Avenue in Midtown.
06/12/2018 9:24 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today the appointment of three executives to key leadership positions for the City of Atlanta.
06/08/2018 11:02 AM
The Department of City Planning today announced the inaugural round winners for the City of Atlanta’s Placemaking Program.
06/06/2018 8:56 AM
The City of Atlanta announces the launch of the annual Summer Food Program. This is a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Human Services and Bright from the Start: Georgia’s Department of Early Care and Learning, offering free meals to underserved children and teens during the summer months while schools are closed
06/05/2018 7:11 PM
One of Atlanta’s most historic corridors, named after one of its most prominent citizens, will undergo a redesign focused on emphasizing its culture, environment and economy thanks to the input of students from the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design.
05/30/2018 1:43 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today that she has appointed Thomas Weyandt, Jr., as the Interim General Manager of Renew Atlanta, a position responsible for the Renew Bond and TSPLOST – an infrastructure improvement program for the City of Atlanta.
05/25/2018 4:37 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced that the City of Atlanta has agreed to purchase 2.94 acres of land located at the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Monroe Drive for the historic expansion of Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
05/25/2018 10:51 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces One Atlanta: The Mayor’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
05/23/2018 5:06 PM
The City of Atlanta today announced that it has been selected to host the 2019 PeopleForBikes Annual Conference.
05/21/2018 6:03 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced her official enrollment in Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination, a bipartisan coalition of U.S. municipal leaders committed to fight against the discrimination of LGBT individuals.
05/15/2018 8:20 AM
By Administrative Standing Order, Chief Judge Portis of the Municipal Court of Atlanta announced today, the formation of a new improvement task force to develop a comprehensive Report and Recommendation for the Court.
05/11/2018 9:46 AM
The Department of Corrections (DOC) is celebrating National Correctional Officers, Nurses and Employees Week, May 5 – May 11, 2018.
05/08/2018 5:19 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announces the formation of the Mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Board.
05/08/2018 5:12 PM
News Release: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appoints Oulèye N. Warnock as Senior Human Trafficking Fellow of the City of Atlanta
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today that she has appointed Oulèye N. Warnock as Senior Human Trafficking Fellow of the City of Atlanta.
04/30/2018 4:35 PM
Statement: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Releases Statement on New Team, Reaffirms Steadfast Commitment to Atlanta’s Growth
“Amid formidable challenges, my Administration has worked earnestly to fulfill the pledges I made toward the principles of affordability, education, equity, public safety, mobility, and transparency.
04/27/2018 3:39 PM
04/25/2018 3:58 PM
On the eve of her first 100 days in office, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced her Administration's latest initiative to set a new standard for government transparency with plans to launch the City’s first ever online Open Checkbook.
04/10/2018 8:14 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Department of Corrections, Department of Watershed Management and Georgia Department of Corrections Launch Groundbreaking Reentry Program
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined the Department of Corrections (DOC), the Department of Watershed Management (DWM) and the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) today to launch a new reentry program, Preparing Adult Offenders to Transition through Training and Therapy (PAT³).
04/09/2018 6:46 PM